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Honda moving to only plug-in hybrids in Europe by 2022

Honda initially planned to phase out diesel cars and move to a fully electrified vehicle fleet by 2025; the carmaker is fast-forwarding that timeline by three years as emissions standards continue to tighten in Europe. The company shut down its remaining plant in the UK earlier this year and will now import cars for the European market from Asia. Read…

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Round-up: Well-priced Hybrid SUVs

Motor Biscuit has released a list of the five most affordable hybrid SUVs for 2020. At the low-end of the prices listed are Honda’s CR-V and Toyota’s RAV4, both coming in below $29,000 for a basic model. The Subaru Crosstrek and Toyota Highlander are at the high-end range of the list with prices over $35,000. Ford’s Escape hybrid also makes…

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Accord hybrid named one of Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems

Wards names Accord Hybrid as one of the 10 best engines & propulsion systems. Read more: https://www.wardsauto.com/10-best-engines-propulsion-systems/honda-wins-again-accord-hybrid-20l-i-vtec?NL=WAW-04&Issue=WAW-04_20191212_WAW-04_603&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_1&utm_rid=CPENT000002419421&utm_campaign=23449&utm_medium=email&elq2=3eb818d9d4874dc4a6e062a62a37ddb0&utm_source=27837a>

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2020 Jazz to be hybrid-only for the European market

“2020 Jazz will be launched in Europe with hybrid technology as its sole powertrain. Autocar first reported the move in March, and in September this year, Honda affirmed that its bestselling model in the UK would only be offered with petrol-electric hybrid engines.” Read more https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-tokyo-motor-show/new-hybrid-only-honda-jazz-unveiled

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Honda to launch additional vehicles with in-house hybrid system

Honda will add its i-MMD two-motor hybrid system to additional vehicles in its lineup, according to a new report from Green Car Congress. The news comes from a briefing in Tokyo earlier this month where the automaker announced it will “expand the application of its i-MMD (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) two-motor hybrid system from large to mid-sized vehicles to small-sized vehicles,…

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Honda to expand hybrid manufacturing in Ohio

Honda will temporarily stop a shift at its plant in Marysville, Ohio, in order to reconfigure the facility for expanded hybrid and full electric car production. The new lines will be ready by August, and in the next few months, Honda will not be laying off affected workers. Instead, the company will find them alternate duties for the interim, according…

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